Sunday, February 23, 2014

Pastor Coots' Son Takes Over Snake Handling Ministry After Father's Death

After Jamie Coots' death, his son has taken over his snake handling ministry.  To many people, we suppose Jamie Coots died as a hero, but we wonder if God approved of him not only handling snakes, but he refused medical treatment.   In our opinion, handling snakes is very wrong, because snakes are a symbol of the Devil.

In Mark 16:18 it says:  'They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.'  However, we don't think it's meant for us to purposely handle snakes.

According to, some of the members went back to the church after Tuesday's funeral at Creech Funeral Home and handled snakes. A dying wishes of his father was that the church would practice the faith until the end, Coots added. 

In the meantime, we pray that God deals with Jamie Coots son to carry on the ministry the way his late father did.

Snake Salvation Church to Continue Snake Handling After Pastor Coots' Death From Bite; Son Takes Over

By Anugrah Kumar , Christian Post Contributor

Days after Pastor Jamie Coots of Kentucky's Full Gospel Tabernacle in Jesus Name church died of a snake bite, his 21-year-old son, Cody Coots, says he is taking over and will continue to handle snakes as performed by his father, who appeared in the National Geographic reality show...Read full article, here.

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